five older mixed race runners
Mature runners

Experiencing stereotyping

Have you ever encountered another person who made a stereotype assumption about you? What was it? How did it make you feel? What is it like to be the target of stereotyping? How did it feel when people frequently treat you in ways that are consistent with common stereotyping?

Please share your feelings and experiences in the comments and then join the discussion of a few other learners.

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Understanding Diversity and Inclusion

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